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Motion to dismiss war powers lawsuit

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought last week [JURIST report] against President Bush and Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld by a coalition of US soldiers, parents of US soldiers and Congressmen challenging the authority of the President and the Secretary of Defense to wage war against Iraq absent a clear declaration of war by the United States Congress. Read the Memorandum in Support of the Motion to Dismiss [PDF text].

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